Karissa is founder and president of Strategic Performance Solutions Inc., a management training and consulting firm dedicated to elevating people to reach their highest potential. Over the past two decades Karissa has done just that for countless individuals, working with many Fortune 100® companies to drive performance and leadership growth.

Karissa is often quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MSNBC, and is a sought-after authority on the subject of authentic leadership. Her articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and elsewhere. She is the author of The Art of Authenticity (Wiley, 2016), a guidebook on how to transform your career by tapping into your authentic self.